Suicide bomber attack foiled

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Suicide bomber attack foiled

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A suspected jihadist blew himself up Wednesday in the resort town of Sousse as another planned bombing nearby was foiled, the first suicide bids in Tunisia for more than a decade.

"A man blew himself up on a beach in Sousse," ministry spokesman Mohamed Ali Laroui told AFP, adding that no one else was killed.

Witnesses said the attack took place at around 0830 GMT at the four-star Riadh Palms hotel near the centre of the coastal town, a popular tourist destination 140 kilometres (90 miles) south of Tunis. (AFP)

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